An Investigation of Placental Glutamine and Glutamate Transport in Normal Pregnancy and Fetal Growth Restriction

UoM administered thesis: Phd

  • Authors:
  • Kirsty Mcintyre


A healthy pregnancy depends upon the delivery of amino acids and other essential nutrients to the fetus via the placenta. Placental dysfunction is a major cause of fetal growth restriction (FGR), which is characterised by poor growth in utero and most often defined as an individualised birth weight ratio (IBR) of


Original languageEnglish
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Award date31 Dec 2018